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AUDIO | Shabbat Guided Meditations

Finding presence, quieting the thoughts in our minds, and transitioning seamlessly into Shabbat — these things are hard. But what can help us shift from constantly doing to simply being are Shabbat rituals infused with [...]
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Southern Hospitality is a Jewish Value

Southerners are proud of our inherent devotion to hospitality and gathering.  Sunday brunches, summer picnics, life events, and Friday night dinners are embroidered into the patchwork quilt that is the Southern community. Southern hospitality goes [...]
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5 Ideas for a More Sustainable Shabbat Dinner

I’ll admit it. If someone stopped me in the street and said Quick! Name a Jewish value! sustainability would not be the first to come to mind. After all, sustainability is a universal idea, not [...]
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The Message of the Shabbat Candles: A Blazing Warmth in the Midst of Darkness

Shabbat candles are kind of a classic when it comes to traditions that go way way back. Originally, they served a practical purpose — the Torah forbids Jews from kindling fire on Shabbat, so lighting [...]
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Around OneTable: Passover with Be’chol Lashon & Haggadot.com

Did you know that the first night of Passover 2019 is a Friday? BECAUSE WE DID. Time to gather around the Friday night table, this time adding some of your favorite Passover themes, discussions, and [...]
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How Shabbat dinner led to The Jewish Planner

As a OneTable host, I found the joy and grounding power of a weekly Shabbat practice. I also became more curious about the Jewish calendar’s other wisdom for marking time throughout the seasons. My grad […]

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Wellness Shabbat Hosting Series | Hospitality for sober guests and those who choose not to drink

By showing up in community, sober, and celebrating the gift of Shabbat, we set aside differences and celebrate the similarities we find in connection. It has been said the opposite of addiction is connection, and [...]
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Jewish Perspectives on Racial Justice at the Shabbat Dinner Table

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we partnered with Repair the World to provide resources and options that allow you to choose how best to frame the conversation around your dinner table.
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